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Uploading files to Gumlet CDN. Blog of Amar Vyas

Video Hosting and Delivery by Gumlet – First Impressions

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In this post, we will take a look at Video Streaming using Gumlet’s Content Delivery Network of CDN. In the past I have used YouTube, Vimeo, and Publit.io for this blog. While we will shortly revive the YouTube channel, my plan is also to update the old videos for better streaming quality and viewer experience. For the time being, my focus will be on hosting short videos (typically under 1 minute) that I have created for promoting this blog and a couple of related sites.

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CDN Setup for this new blog site – January 2022 update

Past Issues with Content Delivery Networks

In the past, I have migrated servers and change the image delivery system (either via CDN or served locally) for this blog multiple times. This has led to series of broken images. In other cases, it was a matter of mis-configuration of Gumlet or BunnyCDN. In January 2022, I was able to resolve this matter when I migrated this blog to its own subdomain.In a matter of time, images for all 300 plus blog posts (that have been published at the time of writing this post) should start displaying correctly.
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Cloudy Skies- Image served from Backblaze b2. Blog of Amar Vyas

Which CDN (Content Delivery Networks) to use for your WordPress Site?

Introduction: Need for CDN for WordPress site

Today someone asked a question in a Facebook group about using CDN or Content Delivery Network for their WordPress site. They wanted the CDN not just for media files but for other elements of the website as well. I responded with a series of options, thought of posting them here so that it can benefit the wider community. This post has been updated in February 2022.
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Website performance can be impacted significantly if the site is not optimized. Blog of Amar Vyas

7 Ways to Optimize Images for your website

Have you ever wondered why you should compress (or reduce the size of) images on your site? Why do SEO experts attach so much importance to optimizing images for websites? After all, you want to display on your webpage the beautiful pictures you have taken in all their glory! But the downside of leaving images as “heavy” or uncompressed is that your site (or app) will load very slowly. I had written about how to use a CDN or content delivery network and a follow up post on the topic. You can consider the below post as a companion post because the theme is similar- how to load websites faster!

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How to Use CDN or Content Delivery Networks for your website or app

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This post marks the beginning of a new series of posts on Content Delivery Networks or CDNs. In this series, learn more about the world of CDNs and how they can benefit your website or app. Since 2019, I have dabbled with a variety of CDNs for this site as well as for our podcasting site at gaathastory.com and later for this blog. Some of the CDNs we have used and tested include free and premium services. We have used services for podcasting, such as Audioboom, podcast.co and Spreaker. CDNs for images include BunnyCDN, Gumlet, Droplr. We also have content delivery networks for scripts (such as jsdelivr), fonts, documents, and of course video (YouTube and Vimeo can be considered).  This post has been updated in March 2022.Read More »How to Use CDN or Content Delivery Networks for your website or app